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Arab Human Development Report 2005

Towards the Rise of Women in the Arab World

  • Author: UNDP
  • Publication date: December 2006
  • Page count: 334
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 06.III.B.2

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About the book

Gender inequality is generally recognized as one of the main obstacles to development in the Arab Region. This volume of the Report focuses on the history and contemporary dynamics of Arab women's economic, political, and social empowerment. It details the processes in which gender impacts on Arab development while suggesting means of overcoming some of the challenges and building more equitable societies.